29 11月 Mariko Asayama
Born in Kumamoto, Japan. Graduated in art (oil painting) at the junior College of Art and Design Musashino Art University. Graduated in landscape design at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. Graduated in environmental design at the Postgraduate School of the Kyoto University of Art and Design. Kyoto University of Art and Design, part-time lecturer. Took up photography in 2010 and her love of mountaineering led to a career as a mountain photographer. Her knowledge of landscape and gardening informs her landscapes based on the beauty of Japanese nature. She has a unique sense of framing, and has spent a year photographing Meiji Jingu for this exhibition. A solo show is planned in the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery in the autumn.